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Opening Quote: Uber hopes to carry on cabby-ing

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Uber hopes to carry on cabby-ing. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here. Running a taxi business never used to so difficult. Noddy managed it, for goodness sake. So, too, Sid James in Carry on Cabby. Even Larry David, the misanthropic anti-hero of sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm, once drove passengers for a living. But the recent travails of taxi-hailing service Uber in Britain suggest none would last in the industry today – given all the heightened political, regulatory and wider social scrutiny. In fact, NJD Cabs would probably have its licence revoked before it could even pick up Big Ears. Or enter into a dispute with Big Ears*.Anyway, later today, all eyes will again be on Uber, as the

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